Planner Iii

Baltimore County
35 per week $72,677 - $79,417 Per year MD Baltimore County Conservation, Anneslie Shopping Center, 6401 York Rd # 2FL, Baltimore, MD 21212, United States
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Overview

Pay Schedule XII:  Grade 2M.  Regular Schedule: 35 hours per week. 

A vacancy exists in the Department of Planning within the Community Planning Division.
 
A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring within this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice.  Applicants are advised to apply promptly.
 
 All interested candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experience on your application.  Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered.  A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position.  Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You must attach your transcript(s)/degree(s) and license(s)/certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.  Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

Job Purpose
Under general supervision, supervises and performs professional planning work, serves as senior community planner for one of the seven councilmanic districts.
 
Essential Job Duties

  • Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of an assigned unit of professional and support personnel engaged in planning and related activities.
  • Coordinates the unit's activities with the work of other units and agencies within the County.
  • Prepares and presents reports of unit activities.
  • Supervises the development, review, and analysis of concept, development, PUD, landscape, community, and other plans.
  • Reviews planner comments to assure consistency with appropriate zoning regulations, planning policies, and guidelines.
  • Resolves conflicts with developers, community groups, and other units or agencies.
  • Directs and coordinates all planning and related activities for a geographic area of Baltimore County.
  • Directs the preparation of community plans.
  • Reviews and comments on development proposals.
  • Reviews petitions to change zoning designations.
  • Makes recommendations to the Planning Board and County Council.
  • Directs, coordinates, and participates in various projects and studies pertaining to planning such as development, land use, growth management, and zoning.
  • Coordinates and participates in the implementation of community plans and projects.
  • Coordinates the comprehensive and cycle zoning processes and the review and analysis of requests for development variances, special exemptions, and other actions involving the Planning Board, Administrative Law Judge, and/or the Board of Appeals.
  • Prepares detailed analysis and proposes capital development and acquisition projects based on needs assessments.
  • Prepares and requests all supporting documentation for State funding.
  • Assists in the development, modification, and administration of the master plan, zoning regulations, community plans, and other planning policies, legislation, and guidelines affecting zoning and land use.
  • Conducts and participates in meetings with community groups, advisory groups, representatives of other County and governmental agencies, developers, and others regarding planning, zoning, and development issues.
Examples of Other Duties
Performs other related duties as required.
 
NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree;
Plus
Four years' professional planning, zoning, development, or land use experience.

OR

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree;
Plus
Five years' professional planning, zoning, development, or land use experience.

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education

Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant's major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application by the closing date on the job posting.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. ()

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Planner III
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

You must attach your transcript(s)/degree(s) and license(s)/certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022, are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees’ Retirement System, with very limited exceptions. 

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification is essentially sedentary. Some positions may require travel between work sites.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks.

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